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, mitt romney is worse." meaning, the position that romney had on those issues was either as bad as or worse than the one that president obama had. in one sense that was irrelevant rid if you're a citizen, he told the people to exercise power accountable. the fact that romney is worse does not meet that obligation. from an election perspective, it is a simple minded and incomplete way of looking at things. the question is not, is mitt romney positive view on any particular issue or are the the positions of the republicans worse, it is, what can each candidate accomplished in their particular field? there is the cliche about only richard nixon could have established relationships with communist china because only a republican could do it. i think only a democratic president could have assassinated u.s. citizens, proceed to whistleblowers -- bush official said there's a lot of stuff we wanted to do but knew we could not do because had we tried, there would be an enormous storm from democrats, the media, and we just could not do it. obama can do because he brings progressives and de
.e ar if the real -- is a real cultural issue. i do not think there is an easy explanation. >> another thing you said, this border who you referenced -- there were the lies romney told. you did not say writer for "the new york times." what has happened where the media and the being composite in these lies that are told because they do not want to check the person was telling a lie. tell me whether or not that has to do with fox wanted to spend its -- to spin its way. but those are -- to those of us do not want to check allies because we do not want to be accused of being partial -- the liberal media bias. to taiex the mail? >> a few brave souls do. that said, there are two things going on. the liberal so-called liberal media or mainstream media has been bullied by the facts of this world to filling if they send up and seasoning clearly that question? the other side, they will be massacred for being a liberal. that is that iowa happens. "the new yorke their * = times" did not want to see unpatriotic. maybe they're not for weapons of mass destruction. the other part is particularly in re
voters. >> it's precinct by precinct ant mitt romney beat barack obama. >> sean: highly unlikely. >> it is possible but the real issue is not just the numbers, the real issue is voter i.d. for everyone regardless of party. the real issue is verifying the vote for every american so nobody gets disenfranchised. >> sean: hopefully we'll to investigate this. as a conservative i was less than thrilled when barack obama last tuesday, but some folks in texas were so rattled by the victory they actually want to secede from the country and they are not the only state. military leaders find themselves in hot water in the middle east. once again, it is now on the brink there. a lot of trouble is breaking out. where is senator hillary clinton why for wine tasting. more just ahead. legendary atvs led by the powerful sportsman 850 ho. value-minded side-by-sides featuring the new ranger 800 midsize. and full-size workhorses including the all-new, class-leading, 60-horsepower, ranger xp 900. polaris. hardest working, smoothest riding. get huge rebates on 2012's and low financing on all models du
against john mccain or was it mitt romney? there is so much kind of latent hostility between these two camps that simply has not gone away since -- in four years. there are big issues at stake no question about that, but there is a lot under the surface here between these two. >> hard to believe it only has been a week since the election. the president of the united states reaching out very publicly, very generously today to mitt romney. we're going to have that and more when we come back. settle down. settle. hey. hey. we gotta stay focused. you got one more game to go. you gotta keep that fire in the belly. coach rick's got something for you. [ all cheering ] deshawn! ♪ found out during halftime. [ all cheering ] [ male announcer ] the simple joy of making the grade. ♪ anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. [ female announcer ] live the regular life. and need
taxes, the petraeus scandal and issues a blazing challenge to those criticizing his u.n. ambassador on benghazi. >> you want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >>> romney's revelation. what he said today about blacks, hispanics and why he thinks obama really won. >>> made in america. what a big corporate giant like sears take your idea and have it made in china? that small town inventor says yes and tries to take them on. >>> and, fake out. what is he doing? was he really pushed? how about him? if you see cheating, the crackdown tonight. >>> good evening. we begin with the president. eight days after his re-election energized and diving straight into the headlines. at his first press conference today, he talked about the scandal that took down the head of the cia, the looming fiscal crisis that could raise taxes for everyone on january 1st and then, he came out swinging in defense of one member of his team and abc's jonathan karl was right there in that room asking questions. jon? >> reporter: diane, this was a confident president today, eager to lay out his agenda for t
, but then he claims they didn't lose the election on budget issues. congressman ryan is wrong. in exit polls 60% favor tax rates increasing either for everyone or for those making more than $250,000 a year. as for urban areas? romney and ryan lost. there is an obvious connection to the republican policy. african-american, latino, young voters, they simply do not buy ryan's approach, and that is every man for himself. let's turn to ohio state senator nina turner. senator, good to have you with us tonight. i think this is important because this is an admission that their voter suppression did not work, and turnout does work. all of the talk before the election did connect with people. information is power. motivation is what makes it happen. ryan doesn't see a connection between his policy proposals and his ticket's -- and the gop ticket defeat. what do you make of that? >> well, i have two words for congressman ryan and the other gop who are out of touch with this. seek help. the fact they don't understand that urban folks, i.e., factory workers, auto workers, teachers, police officers, nurses,
in undecided by in particular on the presidency, by making mitt romney questionable in their mind on our set of issues. might not be able to totally close the deal with them, but could keep the elevator doors, you know, hold it open until we could see that the economy starts to come up, see the ext pat's campaign do that closing argument that really did finally tip them over. i think that was the role that we played in there with a lot of these independent women. just kept them from out of frustration going to your point. i'm frustrated, i don't know about the future, i'm just going to go for change. no, wait, got to learn more about this guy. >> is there a difference in the way you talk to voters if you're trying to get them to vote for president obama versus trying to get them to vote for a woman running for the senate or the house? i mean, you were kind of in the middle of. that both of you were at the cross section of that in a lot of ways. all of you women's vote was at the cross section of that. >> who should start? [laughter] >> what about wisconsin? >> in the tammy baldwin-tommy thom
on that issue, as well. and he said again he wants to meet with the man he defeated last week. >> i-- i'm sure that governor romney is spending some time with his family. and my hope is, before the end of the year, though, that we have a chance to-- to sit down and talk. you know, there-- there are certain aspects of governor romney's record and his ideas that i think could be very helpful. and, well, to give you one example, i do think he did a terrific job running the olympics. >> reporter: no word on when such a meeting could take place. >> ifill: in case you missed it, you can watch the complete news conference on our web site. coming up, more from the president's first post-election news conference on the investigation into the generals' scandal and his second-term agenda. plus, israeli air strikes in gaza and one family's battle with meningitis. but first, with the other news of the day, here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the president's challenge to republicans today on taxes sets up a new confrontation in congress. even before the white house news conference, senate minority lead
, and then the other big issue was obama's advertising in july, may through july, which nobody responded to which, in my view, defined romney in very negative terms. >> it did, and as i said earlier, once you are defined, it's tough to unravel that. to the point, it probably did make a big difference because if the super pacs had not been out there on the republican side, the others would have been out there anyway, and so you would have seen a country that's not so evenly divided probably because both turnout in advertising glairs would have met larger margins for them. in the end, mitt romney lost, yes, but that doesn't mean it didn't make a difference. i will say that when you can want coordinate between a campaign and someone else helping you, sometimes the ads are less helpful. [laughter] some adds good, others not. some were off message, you know, and in your business, think about it with marketing efforts, if you had to have a marketing team within your business, but also an outside marketing team, you have no control over and couldn't communicate with, you know, how would you feel about y
some room to think about these issues in a different way, but also some pretty good things that fall into place on the other side of the fiscal cliff. for example, people were talking in the campaign, you're both romney and sometimes obama has talked about some kind of overall deductions. guess what? we had something, roughly so much that mostly for high income earners, those have been out of that effect since the bush tax cuts. they would come back into effect on the other side of the fiscal cliff. not a bad thing. capital gains tax rate goes up from 50% were it is encouraging album and just if you look at the wrong attacks occurred, for example, all the loophole, hedge fund pupils from all those are products of such a low capital gains rate and incentives to define incomes are so high, capital gains rate goes up to 20%. that should be at the same level of other incomes but that's progress. dividend rate goes up to the level of normal income. those are good things on the other side of the fiscal cliff. there are things that you would want to change. you would want to restore some of
and the other big issue was obama advertising in july -- may through july from which nobody really responded to, which, in my view, defined mitt romney in very negative terms. >> it did. as i said earlier, it is tough to unravel that. so to your point, it probably didn't make a big difference. if it they hadn't been out there on the republican side, they would've been up there anyway. you would've seen the country that is not too evenly divided. advertising dollars would've meant larger dolling and $10 for them in the states. i will also say that we cannot coordinate with the campaign and someone else helping you, sometimes the ads are less helpful. some of them are good, some of them or were not. some of them were off message. in your business, thinking about it with your marketing efforts, if you had to have a marketing team within your business, but also an outside marketing team, you know, how would you feel about your results? probably not very good. because you want to be able to, you know, target it and develop your message appropriately. so i'm not saying that it was not without some im
of the super pac money, channeling it into other things. the other issue was obama's advertising. and they made which nobody responded to it. >> it probably did it a difference because >> in the end, mitt romney loss but it does not mean it did not make a difference. many cannot afford a petition campaign and someone else helping in, sometimes they ads are less helpful. some of the market, some of them or not. some of them were off message. with your business and marketing efforts. if you have to of a marketing team within your business but also an outside marketing team, how would you feel about your results? probably not very good. you want to target it and develop your message appropriately. i am not saying it was not without some impact. i think it had a lot of impact. but it would have been much more impact so if it were run through the campaign. >> i am being told that is the end of the session. we are going to have dessert and coffee downstairs where we have been having the meetings right outside the general session and the public again at 2:30. i want to thank senator portman for coming
was the irrespective of who won was dealing with the fiscal cliff. if you were a romney fan and thought he would win and it would a pro-business view and after that we would settle down to say we still have this big issue december 31st. i think the winner wasn't as important. the process and i heard your prior interview being discussed is can they find that compromise and can the president lead and be able to take on both sides of the argument at the extremes. there's probably 80% agreement. it's the last 10% on either side that will be challenging. >> investors are paid to take risk. you have to come to a view as to what the likelihood is that you go off the cliff and what implications would be. it's perfectly logical to sit there and say this is important news and we follow it bit by bit, it's logical to sit at home and say i believe they will do a deal. i stay fully invested in the stock market. >> you may hedge the potential for the nasty outcome to occur. i don't know what statistical probability is. nobody knows that number. you should be invested. the question is should you have this kind of
. that was a basic issue. the president, when he stood up for the auto industry, essentially answered your collar pulled a question about the importance of manufacturing -- collar's question about the importance of manufacturing. one governor romney, forget red line, "led detroit go bankrupt -- forget the headline, "led detroit go bankrupt" his position would have lost hundreds of thousands of jobs, including in pennsylvania. one of the questions is do you stand up for manufacturing in this country, made in america, where do you not? when reelecting a president, the people said stand up for manufacturing, for opposing steps that allow companies to shift jobs overseas without reason. it was another issue in this campaign, and we need to come in the coming session, stand up for manufacturing. we have to do that, and the president has a number of programs that will support that, help manufacturing in this country. i am all for it. we need to do more. host: congressman sander levin, 12resented michigan's district. coming up next in the cannon rotunda, we'll be joined by congressman steven latourette
medicaid tax. before i let you go, mitt romney took a lot of criticism during the debate. he tried with candy crowley, he then avoided it like the third rail. the white house press corps is not as likely to back up of that issue today. it will be interesting to see the president go one-on-one with these reporters on an issue that he has had say very little about. >> there are so many questions that have never been answered like did you know there were warnings, including from the ambassador about the lack of security. these questions about the stories and the timeline afterwards. there is a lot in a simple question. what did you know in august and were you aware that there were these records? a lot of music on these very key issues. megyn: and his white house spokesperson, no evidence that this attack was preplanned at a time when now we know the white house had been told something very different. there was plenty of evidence. we will watch and see. chris wallace, thank you, sir. we will see you on sunday. after this news conference today, there is a high-stakes meeting at the whit
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